• DO ensure new employees commence with a probationary period of up to 3 months.
  • DON’T dismiss any employee in a harsh our unjust matter- ensure your actions are reasonable.
  • DO ensure all employees sign an employment agreement setting out the terms and conditions of their employment
  • DON’T change the terms of the agreement verbally, any variations must be agreed & signed by both parties.
  • DO periodically review each employee’s work performance.
  • DON’T be afraid to tell an employee if their work performance is not up to standard. Always confirm in writing and keep a copy.
  • DO have your sexual harassment and discrimination policies displayed in a prominent position.
  • DON’T allow sexual harassment to take place amongst your employees, or You may be held liable.
  • DO ensure that your employees are qualified to perform the tasks asked of them.
  • DON’T take chances with Workplace safety. Penalties for a breach of the Occupational Health & Safety Act are severe